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scolding

[skohl-ding] /ˈskoʊl dɪŋ/
noun
1.
the action of a person who scolds; a rebuke; reproof:
I got a scolding for being late again.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see scold, -ing1
Related forms
unscolding, adjective
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